Teddy Bridgewater

The 2 surprising quarterbacks on the brink of the Super Bowl had a bizarre and intertwined path to starting the NFC title game

• <b>Case Keenum and Nick Foles will square off at quarterback when the Minnesota Vikings and Philadelphia Eagles play in the NFC Championship on Sunday.</b>• <b><br>Keenum's and Foles' paths are bizarrely intertwined, beginning in 2015 when they played for the St. Louis Rams before going their separate ways.</b>• <b><br>Now,</b> …

Case Keenum

Case Keenum, Nick Foles and Blake Bortles are still alive. Just like everyone expected.

This season’s second-to-last Sunday of NFL competition comes this weekend, and Tom Brady will be playing. That’s not exactly stunning. Brady has pretty much ended all debate about which quarterback is the greatest in pro football history. He and the New England Patriots will be playing in their …

Nick Foles

The Other Guys: After Brady, remaining QBs are a shocking bunch

<b>Common NFL thinking:</b> "This is a quarterback-driven league and a team must have an elite player at the position to win in the playoffs."<p><b>2018:</b> "Yeah, …

Case Keenum

Vikings’ Mike Zimmer was long gone when Case Keenum ended Sunday’s game on a knee

Vikings coach Mike Zimmer didn’t see the final play in Sunday’s miraculous victory. He already was in his office celebrating.The Vikings beat New …

Mike Zimmer

The best and worst NFL free-agent signings of 2017

The highest-impact signing of the 2017 offseason happened on March 31, more than three weeks after the frenzied opening of the NFL free-agent market. …

A. J. Bouye

Vikings notes: Shurmur headed to Giants; fans pumped over purple

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn — The Vikings are expected to be in the market for a new offensive coordinator once the season ends.According to Ian Rapaport of …

Pat Shurmur

How will the free agency quarterbacks shake up the 2018 NFL Draft?

The San Francisco 49ers head into the coming free agency and draft period without a big question surrounding their quarterback position. Yes, there …

Sam Darnold

Vikings dominate NFC North awards; Bears' rookie also grabs a spot

When a team dominates a division like the Minnesota Vikings did this season, it's no surprise when their players show up in postseason awards. And …

Mike Zimmer

The 2018 NFL playoffs are proving defense still win championships

A great defense is always enough to do damage, and now Nick Foles, Blake Bortles and Case Keenum are all a win away from a trip to the Super Bowl<p>“Defense wins championships” is a tired cliché in football. It feels especially overused when the New England Patriots — led by the NFL’s No. 1 offense …

Telvin Smith

'It's all love': Kendricks brothers play for NFC title in Philadelphia

For the second consecutive year, the Kendricks brothers will stand on opposite sidelines. This time, after the Vikings lost a Week 7 game in …

Minnesota Vikings

Titans muddle field of coaching candidates for Cardinals with firing of Mike Mularkey

A fifth NFL team, the Titans, is now looking for a head coach, which will only prompt more speculation, rumors and guesses -- educated and otherwise …

Pat Shurmur

Playoff games alter Kirk Cousins' market, but plenty of possibilities remain

The quarterback for one team announced his intentions to return. The quarterback for the other team made a strong statement as to why he should be …

Kirk Cousins

What the Browns can and must learn from the rise of the Jacksonville Jaguars

<i>Editor's note: Tony Grossi covers the Cleveland Browns for ESPN 850 WKNR.</i><p><b>Lessons in Jacksonville:</b> In the four seasons of 2013 through 2016, the …

A. J. Bouye

The Vikings needed a miracle against the Saints ... they got a beautiful one

This has been a season of improbable storylines for Minnesota, and now they are one victory away from a Super Bowl in their own backyard<p>In 51 years of Super Bowls no team has ever played for football’s championship on their home field. The closest were the Los Angeles Rams, who in their previous …

Case Keenum

NFL Playoff Picture 2018: AFC, NFC Championship Odds and Super Bowl Scenarios

Four remain in the NFL playoff picture.<p>Fittingly enough, the picture is a perfect snapshot of the chaos defining the season outright. Tom Brady and the New England Patriots are here, yet they didn't breeze in unscathed. So are the unexpected Jacksonville Jaguars while Blake Bortles makes strong …

Jacksonville Jaguars

Making the case against Teddy Bridgewater on the Jets

ATLANTA, GA - DECEMBER 03: Teddy Bridgewater #5 of the Minnesota Vikings warms up prior to the game against the Atlanta Falcons at Mercedes-Benz …

NFL

New York Giants expected to hire Pat Shurmur as head coach

PHILADELPHIA, PA - DECEMBER 14: Offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur of the Philadelphia Eagles looks on prior to the game against the Dallas Cowboys at …

NFL

Why Miami Dolphins fans might feel hope, but also frustration, in NFL’s final four

Darth Vader is swinging his deadly lightsaber surrounded by three Rocky Balboas. Pardon the mixed metaphor, but I was looking for something <i>not</i> …

Adam Gase

Mike Zimmer says he doesn’t yet know Case Keenum’s backup for this week

Sam Bradford served as Case Keenum‘s backup on Sunday. It seems likely the veteran of 80 career starts will remain in that role for the NFC …

NFL

Kirk Cousins Has Options If Interested In Leaving Redskins

When the San Francisco 49ers acquired Jimmy Garoppolo just before Halloween, <b>Kirk Cousins</b> seemingly lost one of his most likely potential free agent …

Kirk Cousins

NFL playoffs are a reminder to never give up on a game — or a franchise

Thanks to the “Minneapolis Miracle,” Sunday reminded America why you never can give up on an NFL game no matter how bleak things look.<p>With a little less drama, the “Jacksonville Rejuvenation” sent the same message about giving up on an NFL franchise — perhaps the most relevant takeaway in …

Chicago Bears

Hard not to cheer for former Rams quarterbacks Keenum and Foles

LOS ANGELES, CA - DECEMBER 10: Jared Goff<p>Case Keenum and Nick Foles are two quarterbacks who will face each other in the NFC Championship Game. As …

NFL

Tyrod Taylor’s future with Buffalo Bills dictated by busy free agency, draft quarterback markets

Brace yourselves, Buffalo Bills fans. Regardless of how Tyrod Taylor played in the playoffs (17-of-37 for 134 yards and 1 INT), it is looking …

Buffalo Bills

New Orleans Saints inactives list presented by Ochsner Sports Medicine Institute

EmailRSS<p>Posted 7 minutes ago<p>By NewOrleansSaints.com<p>Brandon Coleman headlines the list of inactive players for playoff game<p>Recent Headlines<p>New Orleans …

New Orleans Saints

Metro Transit bus displays ‘Go Saints’ sign, and Vikings fans are not amused

January 14, 2018 at 11:39 am<p>With Vikings fans on edge about Sunday’s playoff game, this wasn’t the weekend for a Metro Transit bus to display a …

Sam Bradford

What’s next for Case Keenum and the Vikings’ QB situation?

Case Keenum, Teddy Bridgewater and Sam Bradford are all set to hit free agency in 2018.<p>The last time the Minnesota Vikings won a playoff game, Brett Favre was the team’s quarterback. The Vikings have since used three first-round picks on quarterbacks — two to take Christian Ponder and Teddy …

Case Keenum

NFL Off-Season: Predicting Quarterbacks to NFL Teams

The NFL is said to be a "Quarterback and Head Coach" League. Having one or the other is helpful, having both is considered the top two requirements …

Lamar Jackson

NFL divisonal-round preview: Sunday games

In the first two games of the divisional-round, the Philadelphia Eagles shocked the masses when they defeated the Atlanta Falcons 15-10. While the …

Baltimore Ravens

Jon Gruden tutorials nothing new for Raiders’ Derek Carr

Image 1of/7<p>Caption<p>Close<p>In 2014, before he’d taken a snap in the NFL, Derek Carr sat across a table from Jon Gruden, who posed the quarterback a …

Jon Gruden

All signs point to Steelers

<b>STEELERS (-7) over Jaguars (Over 41½):</b> The opening third of Pittsburgh’s season was prime early-season Steelers … taking good teams seriously (the …

Le'Veon Bell